Harambee Neighborhood Archives

Milwaukee youth and adults show love for Harambee neighborhood

July 22, 2021

On Saturday, July 17, 2021, local residents of all ages – youth, adults and neighbors – were working together to create several community-created paintings in four crosswalks along North Avenue in the Harambee community to show their love for their neighborhood and their desire for safe streets. Developed by Cross/ Words/North, a unique community-based art… [Read More]

Victory Garden is a win for the Harambee Community

July 15, 2021

Kathy Gaillard freelance contributor Victory Garden Initiative (VGI), located in Milwaukee’s Harambee neighborhood, is a non-profit organization that helps communities grow their own food and creates a community-led, socially just, environmentally sustainable, nutritious food system for residents. With offices located at 249 E. Concordia Ave., and its garden located at 220 E. Concordia Ave., the… [Read More]

Community organizations partner with Harambee residents for neighborhood clean-up

October 15, 2020

On Saturday, October 10, 2020, Northwest Side Community Development Corporation, WestCare, and Wisconsin Safe & Sound partnered together to host an end of the summer “Harambee Intergenerational Community Clean-up” at the Clinton Rose Senior Center, 3045 N. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. A number of local volunteers, including the District 5 Milwaukee Police Department… [Read More]

Harambee Neighborhood hosts 3rd annual clean-up

June 25, 2020

On Saturday, May 30, 2020, more than 1,000 volunteers helped clean 160 city blocks in the Harambee Neighborhood during the “3rd Annual MKE Harambee Clean-Up.” Volunteers shoveled, raked, swept, and picked up garbage and debris. There were also booths throughout the neighborhood providing information and various health and community services.